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Search for art and culture grants on Granwatch.com including grants for artists, performing arts, music, dance, visual, arts programs, local arts events, arts education and graphic arts programming.   81 Arts and Culture Grants for California.

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Practices in the Library and Archive Fields

Deadline: 06/09/17
LOI Date: 02/01/17

Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, agencies, libraries, and schools for projects that will address challenges, and advance practices, within the library and archive fields. Information sessions will take place December 15th and January 9th. L... GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Artists for Residencies at a New Mexico Campus

Deadline: 01/18/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International visual artists, literary artists, and music composers to participate in the Foundation's residency program. Artists will receive fully-furnished, rent-free, and utility-paid housing on the Foundation's campu... GrantWatch ID#: 176635

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and School Districts to Strengthen Communities through the Arts

Deadline: 03/02/17
LOI Date: 01/25/17
Conference Date: 01/18/17

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and school districts for a broad range of arts projects that will enhance local communities. A grant workshop will take place on January 18. Applicants must init... GrantWatch ID#: 178743

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Individuals in Multiple Southwest States for Oral History Projects

Deadline: 01/20/17

Grants totaling $1,500 to Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and California nonprofit organizations, museums, and historical societies, as well as individual students, teachers, and researchers for oral history projects. Funding is intended to cover the c... GrantWatch ID#: 176801

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Excellence in Opera, Theater, and Musical Theater

Deadline: 01/23/17

Prizes of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International singers and actors for competing in a theater, opera, and musical theater contest. Contestents must prepare a presentation in theater, American musical theater, and opera. Singers and actors ... GrantWatch ID#: 175728

Grants and Awards to USA Publishers, Authors, Translators, and Agents for French Literature Translations

Deadline: 01/25/17

Grants and awards USA book publishers, authors, translators, and literary agents for the translation of French nonfiction and fiction literary works for English-speaking audiences. Eligible literary works may also include poetry, digital books, and ... GrantWatch ID#: 178831

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Preserve and Provide Access to Important Film and Video Footage

Deadline: 02/24/17
LOI Date: 01/27/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $18,000 to USA nonprofit and public institutions to preserve noncommercial film and video materials that are historically and culturally significant. Applicants must register by January 27, 2017. Grant funds must be use... GrantWatch ID#: 178260

Grants to Westlake Village, California Nonprofits for Social Services and Culture

Deadline: 01/27/17

Grants starting at $250 to Westlake Village, California nonprofit organizations to provide valuable cultural and social service programming. Applications will be considered from a broad range of community-based groups. Please note that eligible orga... GrantWatch ID#: 177530

Opportunity to USA Musical Ensembles to Participate in an International Tour

Deadline: 01/27/17

Opportunity to USA musical ensembles to participate in a month-long international tour. Selected ensembles will have the opportunity to present their work to international audiences during public concerts, demonstrations, lectures, workshops, media ... GrantWatch ID#: 177382

Grants to USA, Canada, and International PhD Candidates for Social Sciences Dissertations

Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants of $7,500 to USA, Canada, and International PhD candidates for research addressing social policy on a local or global scale. Applications will be considered according to merit and evaluated according to project feasibility, quality of methodo... GrantWatch ID#: 174679

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Film Study Research Projects

Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants of $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International recognized individuals for projects that explore new aspects of film and the film industry. Priority will go to projects that address underrepresented topics within the field. Projects should inves... GrantWatch ID#: 177172

Award to a California Author to Recognize a Children's Book that Highlights California

Deadline: 01/31/17

Award of $500 to a California author to recognize an outstanding book for children or young adults that focuses on California and its people. The award is intended to promote interest in the stories of the State of California, its history and its fu... GrantWatch ID#: 174844

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Music Education Program Support and Product Donations

Deadline: 03/15/17
LOI Date: 01/31/17

Grants averaging $2,500 and product donations to USA nonprofits for programs that provide music education in schools and local communities. All new applicants must submit a letter of inquiry by January 31, 2017 before being invited to submit a forma... GrantWatch ID#: 178253

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Photographers and Photojournalists to Promote World Peace

Deadline: 01/31/17

Grants of $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International photographers and visual journalists for the production of bodies of work that promote cultural tolerance, understanding, and world peace. Funding will be used to support project production. Select... GrantWatch ID#: 177632

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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Humanities Professional Development for Educators

Deadline: 03/01/17
LOI Date: 01/31/17

Grants starting at $50,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and tribal governments to hold humanities programming for teachers and IHE faculty during the upcoming summer term. Optional draft applications will be a... GrantWatch ID#: 178151

Grants to USA, Territories, Haiti, and Mexico Nonprofits for Social Equity Programs

Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to USA, Territories, Haiti, and Mexico nonprofit organizations for community-based, social equality and justice programs. Funding is ultimately intended to promote conflict resolution and respect for diversity ... GrantWatch ID#: 176939

Grants to USA Individuals to Write Humanities Books for a General Public Audience

Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants of up to $50,400 to USA individual authors and scholars for the writing of books that promote a deep understanding of the humanities for a broad readership. Applicants are advised to register online at least two weeks prior to the deadline. T... GrantWatch ID#: 177811

Grants to USA, Canada and International Nonprofits in Multiple States for Education, Environment and Health

Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits in eligible regions for programs that improve lives and make an impact on the vibrancy of local communities. The primary geographic focus is in Louisville, Kentucky, and surrounding areas, as well... GrantWatch ID#: 178624

Award to a California Nonprofit to Recognize an Outstanding Youth Arts Program in Los Angeles County

Deadline: 02/01/17

Award of up to $25,000 to a Los Angeles County, California nonprofit organization working to positively impact youth through arts programming. While consideration will be given to proposals from throughout the County, preference will be given to org... GrantWatch ID#: 177933

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Grants to USA and Canada Local, Regional, Tribal or National Organizations to Address Mining Impact on Local Com...

Deadline: 02/01/17

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada local, regional, tribal and national organizations to address any cultural, human, or ecological health issues that may face mining-impacted communities in the United States and Canada. Proposed projects s... GrantWatch ID#: 178266

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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD Students for Research at the Funding Source's Center

Deadline: 02/02/17

Fellowships of $17,500 to USA, Canada, and International doctoral candidates to engage in research related to Jewish history, heritage, and culture at the funding source's resource center in New York City. This ten-month fellowship program provides... GrantWatch ID#: 165183

Grants to California Nonprofits for Health, Environment, Music, and Education Programs

Deadline: 02/06/17

Grants to California nonprofits for health, environment and music programs and for arts and environmental education. Organizations seeking to apply for the next round of funding must submit an LOI application by February 6, 2017. While applications ... GrantWatch ID#: 178267

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Awards to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Tribes for Connecting Underserved Youth with Arts and Humanities

Deadline: 02/08/17

Awards of $10,000 to USA nonprofits, government agencies, schools, IHEs, and tribes to recognize outstanding programs that connect underserved children and youth with the arts and humanities. Eligible programs must be held outside of the regular sch... GrantWatch ID#: 177885

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International College and Graduate Students for Photography Projects

Deadline: 02/14/17

Grants valued at up to $22,500 to USA, Canada, and International individual photographers pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university for still photography projects that aim to promote world peace and cultural ... GrantWatch ID#: 178052

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Grants to Monterey County, California Nonprofits for Local Arts Activities

Deadline: 02/15/17

Grants to Monterey County, California nonprofit organizations to benefit local communities through the arts. The goal of these grants is to enhance the quality of life for County residents. Applications will be considered on a competitive basis acco... GrantWatch ID#: 154551

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Grants to Monterey County, California Nonprofits for Youth Performing Arts Activities

Deadline: 02/15/17

Grants to Monterey County, California nonprofits to supplement youth-related performances. Funding is intended to promote cultural tolerance by enhancing and developing youth arts programs throughout the county. The grants are designed to augment... GrantWatch ID#: 178544

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Grants to California Nonprofits in North San Diego County for Education, Civic Affairs, Arts, and Human Services

Deadline: 02/15/17

Grants to California nonprofits in North San Diego County to address community needs through educational programs from birth through adulthood as well as programs in human welfare, arts and culture, and civic affairs. It is suggested that organizati... GrantWatch ID#: 177663

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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Writers and Artists to Practice at a Vermont Arts Center

Deadline: 02/15/17

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individual artists and writers to attend a unique residency opportunity at a Vermont arts center. Fellows will receive unrestricted awards, a private room, all meals, full studio space, and access to the... GrantWatch ID#: 178555

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Teams for the Innovative Use of Technology in Art

Deadline: 02/22/17

Grants of up to $50,000 and in-kind support to USA, Canada, and International individuals and teams for projects that use emerging technology for artistic purposes. This program supports innovative new projects and offers the input of experts in a r... GrantWatch ID#: 178320

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties for Community Betterment and Economic Developm...

Deadline: 02/24/17

Grants ranging between $3,000 and $7,500 to California nonprofits and government agencies for community projects that contribute to the economic prosperity and welfare of eligible counties. The Foundation seeks to support organizations that foster c... GrantWatch ID#: 178403

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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Strengthen the National Dance and Theater Community

Deadline: 02/24/17

Grants starting from $60,000 to USA nonprofits and consortia for projects that strengthen the national professional nonprofit, dance, jazz, presenting or theater fields. Applicants must submit a Letter of Inquiry before applying. Projects should s... GrantWatch ID#: 175721

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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and Mexico Scholars for Research on Cartoons and Caricatures

Deadline: 02/24/17

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and Mexico graduate students and recently graduated scholars to carry out scholarly research and publications related to cartoons and caricatures. Applications will be accepted from MA students and doctora... GrantWatch ID#: 177326

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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Promoting Community through the Built Environment

Deadline: 02/28/17

Award to a USA, Canada, or International individual who has made significant contributions to community development through architecture and design of the built environment. Nominations will also be considered for a team of individuals for a single ... GrantWatch ID#: 177781

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Grants to USA and Russia Individuals to Travel and Conduct Projects in their Partner Country

Deadline: 03/01/17

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA and Russia individuals to travel to their partner country to conduct projects that address one or more of the below-listed focus areas. Funding is intended to enable social experts in the USA and Russia to build cross-b... GrantWatch ID#: 178773

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations to Commission Contemporary Music Compositions

Deadline: 03/01/17

Grants of up to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International performing arts organizations to commission composers for contemporary music pieces presented by chamber groups and orchestras. Work may be presented by chamber groups, as well as symphony or... GrantWatch ID#: 178361

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In-Kind Grants to Illinois, California, New York, and Washington, D.C. Nonprofits to Expand Capacity

Deadline: 03/01/17

In-kind grants to Illinois, California, New York, and Washington, D.C. nonprofits for professional consulting services that will enhance organizations' operations and efficiency. The grants will provide organizations with the tools needed to deliver... GrantWatch ID#: 177866

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Grants to USA and Canada Scholars for Research on Native American Language and Ethnohistory

Deadline: 03/01/17

Grants of up to $3,500 to USA and Canada scholars for research on the ethnohistory, linguistics, and the history of studies of Native Americans. Funding is intended for such costs as films, tapes, travel, and consultants' fees, but not for the purch... GrantWatch ID#: 178514

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies for Arts Activities in Underserved Communities

Deadline: 05/04/17
LOI Date: 03/22/17
Conference Date: 03/01/17

Grants of $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, local education agencies, and tribes for projects that expand arts opportunities for underserved populations. A webinar is scheduled for March 1. Applicants must verify their gra... GrantWatch ID#: 178794

Grants to San Francisco Bay Area, California Nonprofits, Organizations, and Schools for Arts Programs for Underse...

Deadline: 03/02/17

Grants to San Francisco Bay Area, California nonprofits, organizations, and schools for children's and youth arts and culture programs. Funding is intended for in-school or after-school programs geared towards children and youth ages 5 to 18, prefer... GrantWatch ID#: 178346

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works That Promote Diversity

Deadline: 03/31/17
Conference Date: 03/02/17

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $7,500 to California nonprofit organizations and individual artists with fiscal sponsors for new and innovative work that represents the diversity of the Bay Area community. An application workshop will be held on March... GrantWatch ID#: 177939

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Grants and Fellowships to USA Theaters and Theater Artists for Education Programs for Children and Youth

Deadline: 03/06/17

Grants and fellowships of up to $2,000 to USA nonprofit theater companies and individual artists for theater programs targeted toward children and youth, and education programs for children in grades K-12 that integrate drama and theater. Funding wi... GrantWatch ID#: 177612

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Fellowships to USA Published Writers for Career Advancement in Creative Writing

Deadline: 03/08/17

Fellowships of $25,000 to USA individual creative writers to devote more time to the development of their craft. Applications are invited from published writers specializing fiction and creative nonfiction prose. The fellowship is intended to enable... GrantWatch ID#: 178745

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, Tribes, and Native Organizations to Preserve Cultural Objects

Deadline: 03/09/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $90,000 to USA nonprofits, governmental, and IHE-affiliated museums, as well as Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations for the collection and documentation of cultural items that are held in non-federal collect... GrantWatch ID#: 178708

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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Artists for the Production of Live Theater Shows Using Puppets

Deadline: 09/11/17
LOI Date: 03/13/17

Grants ranging between $3,000 and $7,000 to USA nonprofits and artists for projects to develop creative performances using puppets. LOI is due by March 13, 2017. Three types of grants are available for funding. Funding must be used towards live the... GrantWatch ID#: 178153

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Grants to Virginia, Washington, DC, and California Organizations in Eligible Cities for Health and Wellness

Deadline: 03/15/17

Grants to Virginia, Washington, DC, and Los Angeles and San Fransisco, California organizations to promote the health and well-being of residents. Funding will be provided for a wide range of civic, cultural, and charitable endeavors as well as pub... GrantWatch ID#: 178645

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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Educational Institutions, and Municipalities for Programs Serving American Indian Nati...

Deadline: 03/16/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and Tribal, local, and state governments for programs that help American Indian nations and people reconnect with and recover their homelands. Programs and initiatives in the following... GrantWatch ID#: 178550

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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Projects That Use Technology to Enhance Research and Teaching on Pre-Modern European...

Deadline: 03/31/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for proposals that aim to integrate new technology into pre-modern European art history research and presentation. Funding is intended to encourage new forms of collaboration, research, teaching, and learning th... GrantWatch ID#: 178066

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Matching Grants to USA Nonprofits for Stringed Instruments for Children's Music Programs

Deadline: 03/31/17

Matching grants to USA nonprofits and K-12 schools to equip music programs with stringed instruments. The applicant organization must show evidence of need and a commitment to raising matching funds. Funding is intended to give children nationwi... GrantWatch ID#: 178727

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Youth and Education, and Economic Opportunity

Deadline: 03/31/17

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington nonprofit organizations to benefit residents of communities where the funding source has a business presence. Funding may be requested for direct-services pro... GrantWatch ID#: 178873

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Awards to USA K-12 Teachers for Excellence in American History Education

Deadline: 03/31/17

Awards of $1,000 and one award of $10,000 to USA K-12 American history teachers for excellence in educating students on this subject. One nominee from each state will receive the monetary prize, a certificate of recognition, an archive of resources ... GrantWatch ID#: 150599

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